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Forum: Thumpers Today, 05:14 PM
Replies: 26,939
Views: 3,890,566
Posted By BlueLghtning
Well, I already had surgery. I'm 39 and stay...

Well, I already had surgery. I'm 39 and stay pretty active with dual sport riding and adventure riding and because it was my left knee which you use a lot to get on/off a bike, I decided I wanted it...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 12:36 PM
Replies: 26,939
Views: 3,890,566
Posted By BlueLghtning
This was my 09 setup with the 6.6gal Safari fuel...

This was my 09 setup with the 6.6gal Safari fuel tank, big 7" head light, and lots of extras. I still kick myself that I sold this thing.
...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 12:20 PM
Replies: 26,939
Views: 3,890,566
Posted By BlueLghtning
Was it running when it was parked? Is it just a...

Was it running when it was parked? Is it just a matter of cleaning up the old fuel, maybe the carb/injectors depending on the year, and probably a battery? What kind of parts does it need?

The...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Today, 08:28 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,464
Posted By BlueLghtning
SouthWest Fayetteville Bike Night 04/01/2015

For bike night this week, we are headed to the Broadway Diner in Fayetteville. Although it will be a nice day, they are hosting us in their back room due to the larger size of our group. Come out and...
Forum: Vendors 03-28-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 34,395
Posted By BlueLghtning
well, I've seen people post pics before where...

well, I've seen people post pics before where they crushed in some of the foam around the speaker hole to make them bigger. Yeah most probably cringe at doing that to a new helmet, but it's an option...
Forum: Vendors 03-28-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 34,395
Posted By BlueLghtning
This review says they fitted a Sena 20S speakers...

This review says they fitted a Sena 20S speakers with ease taking out the removable speaker pads? -...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 77,768
Posted By BlueLghtning
In fall fairness, yes I haven't even owned a...

In fall fairness, yes I haven't even owned a scala product newer than the G4, but even that, I was just responding to the 1150Pappy's rant about Scala's being one volume for everything and taking his...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 77,768
Posted By BlueLghtning
Because they actually are smarter than scala and...

Because they actually are smarter than scala and allow the volumes to be individually controlled. (What a concept). Someone may want to have a certain volume lower than others. Want to adjust your...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 77,768
Posted By BlueLghtning
Because they actually are smarter than scala and...

Because they actually are smarter than scala and allow the volumes to be individually controlled. (What a concept). Someone may want to have a certain volume lower than others. Want to adjust your...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-24-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,464
Posted By BlueLghtning
SouthWest Peachtree City Bike Night 03/25/2015

This week we are headed back to Johnny's Pizza in PTC. They'll be reserving tables for us outside on their patio. It should be a great evening to ride out. Come out and join us for a great time with...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-22-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 18,614
Posted By BlueLghtning
FYI, Lost Creek Rd is gravel road and actually...

FYI, Lost Creek Rd is gravel road and actually pretty fun on a bike.
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3,908
Views: 635,790
Posted By BlueLghtning
+1, that is the correct behavior for the 10. You...

+1, that is the correct behavior for the 10. You can also do music sharing on the 10 which is holding the jog dial in for 2 seconds while you are in an intercom mode which will then share your music...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,851
Posted By BlueLghtning
You probably know your wife best, but I would...

You probably know your wife best, but I would exercise some caution with a 696 for a rider that's only been on a 250. My wife's 696 was about her 4th or 5th bike and 6-8 years of riding and even she...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 26,056
Posted By BlueLghtning
SOG, It's been awhile since we heard from you? Do...

SOG, It's been awhile since we heard from you? Do you have a verdict yet on yours? :ear
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 26,056
Posted By BlueLghtning
Those with the 804/805, what kind of pressures...

Those with the 804/805, what kind of pressures have you settled on since 33psi is the max? I've bee leaving mine around 28-29 which seems to be a nice compromise for street/dirt.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 03-18-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,022
Posted By BlueLghtning
It really just depends if we've had rain or not...

It really just depends if we've had rain or not on how muddy things are. Temperature wise, things are starting to warm up nicely with some nice days thrown in, but we could still get a cold day or...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-18-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 781
Views: 172,903
Posted By BlueLghtning
Fixed the clutch slipping issue

Thank's guys. I followed the procedures found on the SV forum for adjusting the clutch and actuator arm assembly. Sure enough, I found that the adjustment screw on that actuator assembly was screwed...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 31,815
Posted By BlueLghtning
It's in equipment -...

It's in equipment - http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1008133
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 31,815
Posted By BlueLghtning
ah cool. I just jumped in this thread so I hadn't...

ah cool. I just jumped in this thread so I hadn't caught up yet.

Well please post up in the Shinko thread when you have some miles on them! :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 749
Views: 31,815
Posted By BlueLghtning
Have you checked out the Shinko 805/804 tires?...

Have you checked out the Shinko 805/804 tires? They seem to be giving the TKC's a good run for their money and you can pick up a set of the 804/805's for less than $200 shipped (sometimes less than...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 90,634
Posted By BlueLghtning
Yeah, I was responding on my phone or I would...

Yeah, I was responding on my phone or I would have typed more. For the sake of your sanity, clear all the pairings and start over too. This should fix your issue.
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 90,634
Posted By BlueLghtning
You need to do a selective phone only pairing on...

You need to do a selective phone only pairing on the iphone. Both devices are fighting over the single a2dp media connection
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 26,939
Views: 3,890,566
Posted By BlueLghtning
air box cover in stock?

I ordered both the back side and outside air box cover from motosports.com for my 2008 TE610, but they came back and said the outside cover is on back order with no date.

- Husqvarna OEM Filter...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,542
Posted By BlueLghtning
I've used battery tender plugs before too with a...

I've used battery tender plugs before too with a SEA to Coax converter and not noticed any decreased performance and like you I have found many seem to be the same gauge wire as the actual Coax...
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 18,284
Posted By BlueLghtning
^^^ Looks like a good solid antenna on the bike.

^^^ Looks like a good solid antenna on the bike.
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 26,056
Posted By BlueLghtning
I actually have never ran the TR8, but I had a...

I actually have never ran the TR8, but I had a buddy Steve K (he has 800 XC also and you might know him) and he was running the TR8 with the K60 in the rear. Now I think he's on the Mitas E-07's. I...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 03-16-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 30,658
Posted By BlueLghtning
It looks like our ride is out. I tore my ACL and...

It looks like our ride is out. I tore my ACL and am having surgery this Friday. :cry I'm usually the leader on rides like this so doesn't look like anyone else wants to go without me. Maybe we can...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 26,056
Posted By BlueLghtning
Yeah, I could imagine the TR8 being a bit sketchy...

Yeah, I could imagine the TR8 being a bit sketchy on the pavement when pushed. You should find the 804 much better in that aspect.

I'm very happy with the pavement characteristics of the 804/805...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-16-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,464
Posted By BlueLghtning
SouthWest Newnan Bike Night 3/18/15

This week for bike night, we are going back to Red Robin in Newnan. They are always very happy to host us and do a great job with our group. The warm weather we are having right now is supposed to...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 26,056
Posted By BlueLghtning
You got 9500 miles out of an 805 rear tire? :eek1...

You got 9500 miles out of an 805 rear tire? :eek1 I never even got anywhere near that on 705's and other tires! Heck, I barely got over 7k on a K60 and I thought that was good.

Do you usually...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-16-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 781
Views: 172,903
Posted By BlueLghtning
I saw pics of Rotella in the build and that's...

I saw pics of Rotella in the build and that's actually what I use in my strom and most other bikes, so hopefully that isn't the issue, but yes I planned on doing that too just to get an idea of what...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-16-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 781
Views: 172,903
Posted By BlueLghtning
Yep, I'm a strom owner too and although I've...

Yep, I'm a strom owner too and although I've never had to do that on any of my stroms, it seems like a pretty easy process to check it out.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-15-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 172,903
Posted By BlueLghtning
A few more ride pics

We had a gorgeous weekend in GA so I had to get out and ride some more.

I got out Saturday evening to ride around and decided to take the bike on the interstate for the first time to see how it...
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 26,056
Posted By BlueLghtning
Let's hope these prices stay around there. Sub...

Let's hope these prices stay around there. Sub $200 for a good set of knobbies is great for an adventure bike! :clap
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 26,056
Posted By BlueLghtning
Motorcyclecloseouts.com is at $178.90 for the...

Motorcyclecloseouts.com is at $178.90 for the pair and I think that is free shipping too. - http://www.motorcyclecloseouts.com/combos/42897/shinko-e804-and-e805-dual-sport-tires-front-and-rear
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-13-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 2,809
Views: 145,761
Posted By BlueLghtning
Haha, thanks for the heads up Dr Z. :freaky ...

Haha, thanks for the heads up Dr Z. :freaky

Yep, this is my KTM 650 ADV. I didn't build the bike, that honor goes to JerryK for putting together this awesome bike, but I got lucky enough to snatch...
Forum: Vendors 03-13-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 34,395
Posted By BlueLghtning
Did you try plugging it back into a PC? Does it...

Did you try plugging it back into a PC? Does it pick up when it's plugged in? If it does that, at least the PC is recognizing it.
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 18,284
Posted By BlueLghtning
What did they have trouble with on the Sena...

What did they have trouble with on the Sena systems? Were they just doing Sena to Sena intercom or were they using them in conjunction with Ham Radios?

I've been using the Sena SMH10 + Sena SR10 +...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3,908
Views: 635,790
Posted By BlueLghtning
I have several helmets with various bases, so...

I have several helmets with various bases, so mine get moved around a bit too, but I have it setup where I can charge mine right where I store my helmet. if it you only have one main helmet you might...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-12-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 172,903
Posted By BlueLghtning
The bike just keeps putting a smile on my face

I work from home so I rarely ever get out for lunch or anything and I don't have a commute, but this week I'v been finding every excuse to jump on the bike at lunch and go ride. :lol3

The nice...
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